Genetically Engineered Animals
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First Came the GloFish, Now Comes the Hypoallergenic Cat

Genetically Engineered Animals

Genetically Modified Cats for Sale

(CNN) -- A California biotechnology company has started taking orders for a hypoallergenic cat for pet lovers prone to allergies.

The genetically engineered feline, which is expected to be available from 2007, is the first in a planned series of lifestyle pets, Los Angeles-based Allerca said in a press release.

Allerca hopes to attract customers among the millions of people worldwide who suffer from cat allergies.

GM Sheep to be Used in Fight Against Cruel Disease

Genetically Engineered Animals

SOURCE: New Zealand Herald, by Simon Collins
DATE: 24 Aug 2004

New Zealand researchers have won approval to create the world's first flock of sheep that will be genetically modified to get Huntington's disease.

The flock of about 60 ewes and their descendants will give their lives to help scientists learn how the fatal hereditary disease develops.

GE PharmChickens Already Here in Michigan

Genetically Engineered Animals

The Associated Press

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) " Bill MacArthur could feel the pressure of $18 million from a small group of investors and several hundred genetically altered chickens pecking at him.

He wasn't really sure if he could deliver for either one.

MacArthur is a hyperkinetic scientist and entrepreneur who is the driving force behind GeneWorks Inc. In a nutshell " make that an eggshell " GeneWorks is on a mission to breed genetically altered chickens whose eggs will carry essential ingredients for pharmaceutical drugs.

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